Marion, South Dakota Population 2020

786

Marion is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 786, it is the 78th largest city in South Dakota and the 11358th largest city in the United States. Marion is currently growing at a rate of 0.13% annually and its population has increased by 0.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 784 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Marion has a population density of 906 people per square mile.

The average household income in Marion is $54,318 with a poverty rate of 16.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $677 per month, and the median house value is $79,100. The median age in Marion is 50 years, 49.2 years for males, and 53.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.5 males.

Marion Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Marion was:

  • White: 97.37%
  • Two or more races: 0.88%
  • Other race: 0.75%
  • Native American: 0.63%
  • Asian: 0.38%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Marion, South Dakota is 786, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 784.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 784.

Marion, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White77897.37%
Two or More Races70.88%
Some Other Race60.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.63%
Asian30.38%

Marion Population Pyramid 2020

Marion Median Age

50


Total

49.2


Male

53.1


Female

Marion Adults

There are 655 adults, (224 of whom are seniors) in Marion.

Marion Age Dependency

85.4

Age Dependency Ratio

52

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion Sex Ratio

Female

433

54.19%

Male

366

45.81%

Marion Households and Families

Marion Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Marion Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.2%13.8%
Male72.7%27.3%
All69.8%30.2%
Female63%37%
Non Family51.1%48.9%

69.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3442.1369.8
Married1672.7186.2
Non Family1391.1551.1
Female273.3363
Male112.8272.7

2.75

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

3.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Marion Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade142.27%
9th to 12th Grade172.76%
High School Graduate18329.66%
Some College19130.96%
Associates Degree11718.96%
Bachelors Degree7011.35%
Graduate Degree254.05%

Marion Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White60657795
Native American53
Multiple Races33
Asian33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.68%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,492$42,308$31,838
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$30,833$41,250$
Some College$37,171$49,861$35,000
Bachelors Degree$40,625$42,917$36,875
Graduate Degree$37,083$35,833$

$36,492

Average Earnings

$42,308

Average Male

$31,838

Average Female

Marion Language

Marion Language by Age

Marion Language

96.81% of Marion residents speak only English, while 3.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.73% of the population.

Marion Poverty

Marion Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White71611516.06%
Hispanic66100.00%
Other66100.00%
Multiple7342.86%

16.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.72%

Male Poverty Rate

20.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marion is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marion is White, with 16.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.05%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.74%
High School18.75%
Some College15.05%
Bachelors or Greater5.56%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed8.81%
Male Employed5.18%

Marion Income

Marion Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,917$54,318
Families$64,750$69,434
Married Families$70,625-
Non Families$18,897$28,692

Marion Marital Status

Marion Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Marion Married by Age and Sex

Marion Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Marion Marital Status by Race

Marion Veterans

64

Number of Veterans

57

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam28
Second Gulf War12
First Gulf War9
World War II5
Korea4
Age Group Veterans
75+20
65 to 7419
55 to 6416
35 to 546
18 to 343

$Marion Veterans by Education

3.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion Employment Status

59.5%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Marion Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

76.22%

Born in South Dakota

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Marion residents were born in the United States, with 76.22% having been born in South Dakota. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202078610.13%
201978510.13%
2018784131.69%
201777110.13%
2016770101.32%
2015760-3-0.39%
2014763-8-1.04%
2013771-3-0.39%
2012774-7-0.90%
2011781-4-0.51%
20107850.00%